Inside Incredible Machines
44:11

Inside Incredible Machines: C5 Galaxy

Season 1 Episode 5 National Geographic August 18, 2019

Design and technologies

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Watch as a Lockheed C-5 Galaxy - the biggest cargo plane ever - is stripped down, overhauled and rebuilt for the US military.

Watch as a Lockheed C-5 Galaxy - the biggest cargo plane ever - is stripped down, overhauled and rebuilt for the US military.

Delivering the World: Inside DHL
43:38

Delivering the World: Inside DHL

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS Viceland August 18, 2019

Digital technologies

Design and technologies

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We find out how a man in New Zealand can send a paper-making machine to a remote area of Africa when it weighs over five times the amount that DHL's conveyor belts can handle. ...

We find out how a man in New Zealand can send a paper-making machine to a remote area of Africa when it weighs over five times the amount that DHL's conveyor belts can handle. In New York, we'll find out how the couriers beat the infamous Manhattan morning gridlock to deliver urgent overnight packages to Wall Street. We'll also find out how it's possible for a man living in outback Australia to buy a T-shirt online from a company in the UK and receive it just three days later for less than it would cost in his local clothing store.

Gardening Australia
56:45

Gardening Australia

Season 30 Episode 29 ABC August 16, 2019

Geography

Sustainability

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Clarence Slockee visits a state park managed for its cultural value, Tino Carnevale learns some top care tips for Begonia's, Millie Ross meets a man who crafts his own ...

Clarence Slockee visits a state park managed for its cultural value, Tino Carnevale learns some top care tips for Begonia's, Millie Ross meets a man who crafts his own gardening tools and Sophie Thomson makes seed tape.

Back in Time for the Factory
47:25

Back in Time for the Factory

Season 1 Episode 5 Lifestyle Channel August 15, 2019

Modern history

Design and technologies

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The story of the original factory girls who took on the fight for equality at home and at work, with behind-the-scenes footage of the making of the series. Presented by Alex Jones.

The story of the original factory girls who took on the fight for equality at home and at work, with behind-the-scenes footage of the making of the series. Presented by Alex Jones.

Building the Channel Tunnel
44:12

Building the Channel Tunnel

National Geographic August 15, 2019

History

Design and technologies

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The tunnel linking Britain with France is one of the seven wonders of the modern world, but what did it take to build the longest undersea tunnel?

The tunnel linking Britain with France is one of the seven wonders of the modern world, but what did it take to build the longest undersea tunnel?

Aussie Inventions that Changed the World
52:59

Aussie Inventions that Changed the World: Super Vision

Season 1 Episode 8 The History Channel August 12, 2019

Design and technologies

Digital technologies

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Four Australian inventions that transformed how we see the world around us, and what we know about it. William and Lawrence Bragg invented X-ray crystallography to reveal the ...

Four Australian inventions that transformed how we see the world around us, and what we know about it. William and Lawrence Bragg invented X-ray crystallography to reveal the atomic structure of crystals. Milutin Stoilovic and colleagues at the Australian National University worked with Federal Police to create a forensic lamp, the Polilight, which could detect latent finger prints. Charles Tait created the world's first feature film with the help of his family, and William Beech invented the periscope rifle in the trenches of Gallipoli.

Gardening Australia
57:55

Gardening Australia

Season 30 Episode 28 ABC August 9, 2019

Geography

Sustainability

Design and technologies

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Jerry Coleby-Williams explores plants with taste for metal, Jane Edmanson visits a garden celebrating Victoria's flora, Costa Georgiadis explores carnivorous plants and Sophie ...

Jerry Coleby-Williams explores plants with taste for metal, Jane Edmanson visits a garden celebrating Victoria's flora, Costa Georgiadis explores carnivorous plants and Sophie Thomson visits a botanist's dog-friendly garden.

Back in Time for the Factory
47:55

Back in Time for the Factory

Season 1 Episode 4 Lifestyle Channel August 8, 2019

Modern history

Design and technologies

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A group of modern women go back in time to 1983 to learn how an unsung army of female workers fought to keep their jobs in the face of foreign competition. Presented by Alex Jones.

A group of modern women go back in time to 1983 to learn how an unsung army of female workers fought to keep their jobs in the face of foreign competition. Presented by Alex Jones.

Aussie Inventions that Changed the World
51:58

Aussie Inventions that Changed the World: Airborne

Season 1 Episode 7 The History Channel August 5, 2019

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Digital technologies

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The Inventors who got us airborne typify tenacity and perseverance. Lawrence Hargrave, who was ridiculed for his box kites, laid the foundation for all modern aviation. David ...

The Inventors who got us airborne typify tenacity and perseverance. Lawrence Hargrave, who was ridiculed for his box kites, laid the foundation for all modern aviation. David Warren's black box helped make flying the safest form of transport, but he faced staunch resistance getting it off the ground. Jack Grant persisted for 10 years to get his lifesaving slide-raft into planes. While it took 60,000 years for the inventors of the returnable boomerang to receive recognition for their aeronautical achievements.

Inside Incredible Machines
44:13

Inside Incredible Machines: Hovercraft

Season 1 Episode 3 National Geographic August 4, 2019

Design and technologies

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Join a salvage team to tear apart the world's biggest hovercraft and reveal the engineering innovations that made it a legend of its time.

Join a salvage team to tear apart the world's biggest hovercraft and reveal the engineering innovations that made it a legend of its time.

Gardening Australia
57:22

Gardening Australia

Season 30 Episode 27 ABC August 2, 2019

Geography

Sustainability

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Tino Carnevale goes behind the scenes at The Patch, Jane Edmanson visits a couple's iconic greenhouse, Josh Byrne meets an Australian horticultural legend and we meet two ...

Tino Carnevale goes behind the scenes at The Patch, Jane Edmanson visits a couple's iconic greenhouse, Josh Byrne meets an Australian horticultural legend and we meet two inspirational floral designers.

Back in Time for the Factory
47:32

Back in Time for the Factory

Season 1 Episode 3 Lifestyle Channel August 1, 2019

Modern history

Design and technologies

7-8
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Modern women from South Wales go back in time to the factory floor of 1976 to learn how an unsung army of factory girls took on the fight for equality. Presented by Alex Jones.

Modern women from South Wales go back in time to the factory floor of 1976 to learn how an unsung army of factory girls took on the fight for equality. Presented by Alex Jones.

Aussie Inventions that Changed the World
49:19

Aussie Inventions that Changed the World: Food Preservation

Season 1 Episode 6 The History Channel July 29, 2019

Design and technologies

Digital technologies

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Food preservation has been a major challenge throughout Australia's history. In Victoria James Harrison invented a process of refrigeration that could make artificial ice on a ...

Food preservation has been a major challenge throughout Australia's history. In Victoria James Harrison invented a process of refrigeration that could make artificial ice on a commercial scale. In New South Wales, Thomas Mort and Eugene Nicolle, adapted and improved on Harrison's technology to build the world's first freezer works to produce artificially frozen food. In Western Australian Arthur McCormick came up with the Coolgardie food safe that ran on evaporative cooling, and in South Australia Tom Angove invented the wine cask.

Inside Incredible Machines
44:12

Inside Incredible Machines: Power Plant

Season 1 Episode 2 National Geographic July 29, 2019

Design and technologies

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Get deep inside the workings of a behemoth coal power station in North Carolina before it's taken apart and consigned to history forever.

Get deep inside the workings of a behemoth coal power station in North Carolina before it's taken apart and consigned to history forever.

Gardening Australia
57:21

Gardening Australia

Season 30 Episode 26 ABC July 26, 2019

Geography

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For almost 30 years Gardening Australia has provided practical, trustworthy and credible gardening advice to inspire and entertain. Join Costa Georgiadis and the team as they ...

For almost 30 years Gardening Australia has provided practical, trustworthy and credible gardening advice to inspire and entertain. Join Costa Georgiadis and the team as they traverse the country unearthing the best gardens.

Back in Time for the Factory
51:27

Back in Time for the Factory

Episode 2 Lifestyle Channel July 25, 2019

History

Design and technologies

7-8
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Eighteen modern women go back to the factory floor of 1973 to learn how an unsung army of factory girls took on the fight for equality at work and at home. Presented by Alex Jones.

Eighteen modern women go back to the factory floor of 1973 to learn how an unsung army of factory girls took on the fight for equality at work and at home. Presented by Alex Jones.

Aussie Inventions that Changed the World
52:45

Aussie Inventions that Changed the World: Medical

Season 1 Episode 5 The History Channel July 22, 2019

Design and technologies

Digital technologies

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Four great medicos and mavericks risked their careers testing these ground-breaking medical inventions. Psychiatrist Dr Joh Cade discovered the psychological effects of ...

Four great medicos and mavericks risked their careers testing these ground-breaking medical inventions. Psychiatrist Dr Joh Cade discovered the psychological effects of Lithium on his bipolar patients after first testing its toxicity on himself. Dr Mark Lidwill worked in secrecy on the world's first pacemaker following his experiments on the hearts of recently deceased patients. Professor Fiona Wood developed a process to help severe burns victims recover quickly with spray-on skin, and the Ansells helped fight infection with their disposable medical gloves.

The Planets
58:24

The Planets: The Godfather Jupiter

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC July 21, 2019

Science

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Exploring the solar system with a visit to a planet that dwarfs the others: Jupiter. Its enormous size gives it great power which has manipulated other planets, a power both ...

Exploring the solar system with a visit to a planet that dwarfs the others: Jupiter. Its enormous size gives it great power which has manipulated other planets, a power both for good and bad.